Author Archives: Grant Skeldon

September 15

Do You Love The Kingdom or Do You Love Your Castle?

I’ve noticed that many Christians and pastors who say they “love the local church”, actually mean, they love their local church. Or churches like their church. No one actually thinks that way. We just act that way. I know that’s a bold statement and it breaks my heart to know we’ve gotten so far that […]

September 01

Young Christian | 5 Questions You Must Ask Yourself

Calling doesn’t mean you’re special. It means God intends to do something special in you and through you, when you walk in your calling. Not for your purposes, but His.

So, to lack confidence in your calling is to lack confidence in God’s wisdom.

December 09

Local World Changers

Every Christmas the world revives a classic movie that stars my all time favorite character: George Bailey. George is the main character of the movie, It’s a Wonderful Life. The reason I love George Bailey is because he’s a visionary, he’s humble, he’s bold, he defends the weak, he loves people, but most of all, […]

September 12

What Young Christians Are Looking For In Older Christians | My Lunch With Bob Goff

I was at Starbucks the other day giving a friend advice on how to start a non-profit when an older gentleman overheard us. Intrigued, he asked us a series of questions about our lives and passions. Long story short, he was a pastor who was extremely encouraged to see young Christians following Jesus and trying […]

September 03

Christians Make Buildings Churches. Churches Don’t Make People Christians.

I’m going to cut right to the chase. Too many Christians are worshipping God like Old Testament Jews. We have this skewed view of church which is infecting everything. I know that’s a bold statement but I don’t think it’s an overstatement. It all starts in Genesis. Ever since Adam and Eve’s rebellion, sin has […]

August 01

What Kind Of Guy Culture Tells Us To Be And Why Ryan Gosling Isn’t That Great

I’ve narrowed it down to three different types of guys our culture predominantly tells us we should be like. The Prolonged Adolescent: The Hangover The prolonged adolescent is depicted very well in the movie, The Hangover. This guy is, according to Mark Driscoll, “A boy that can shave.” He is a man that is trying […]

July 30

Abortion and Christians

Can I just say something on the topic of abortion and Christians? As I’ve spent more time with organizations that fight abortion I’ve noticed that most are leaving the scare or guilt tactics to change women’s minds. Instead of emphasizing how terrible and gruesome abortion is, they focus on how beautiful and sacred life is. […]